(Mostly) Wordless

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In his principally wordless slender collected work, Jed Alexander’s artwork dances and flows across the pages, celebrating the whimsy and imagination of young children. The first of the eight vignettes and stories, “Ella and The Pirates,” takes the reader on…

ValhallaCon 2014

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The first year of a convention’s existence is like watching a sapling sprout from the ground: there’s not much to expect from the young seed, but you want to see it grow into something strong and beautiful. ValhallaCon is one…

Sword Art Online 1: Aincrad

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In 2022, Sword Art Online (SAO) is released, a Virtual Reality Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (VRMMORPG) that is unlike any other. Advances in technology have allowed for the creation of a perfect virtual reality experience, known as “full-dive.” A…

I’m not a plastic bag

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I’m not a plastic bag is not a typical story by any means, as there are no words and no human characters. Oh yes, and our main character is a sentient pile of garbage named the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.…

Benny and Penny in Lights Out!

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This title is part of Geoffrey Hayes’ Benny and Penny series, an early-reader comic series featuring two sweet but realistic little mice. In this story, big brother Benny is annoying little Penny as they get ready for bed. First he…

We Without Wings, Season 1

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We Without Wings is twelve episodes of pure befuddlement. An animated adaptation of the visual novel, the series follows the lives of several twenty-somethings as they experience the sights and sounds of yuletide in the city of Yanagihara. Three characters emerge as masters…

Hot Off the Press!

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Highlights from the past week, with commentary from the NFNT gang: Abe Sapien Volume 4: The Shape of Things to Come (Dark Horse, 9781616554439) Andrew S: I’m really looking forward to seeing the next Abe Sapien volume.  I’ve enjoyed seeing…